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Responsive Philanthropy May 2018

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: May 22, 2018

Colleagues, Something exciting is happening in our nation. Over the past few years, increasing numbers of us are taking action with our dollars and our voices. From #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo and #NeverAgain, we’re seeing a spike… Read More

As the South Grows: Bearing Fruit

Written by: Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng

Date: February 27, 2018

It seems that all roads in the South lead to Atlanta. Constructed as a railroad hub connecting the Midwest to the Southeast, Atlanta was destined to become an economic powerhouse of the region. Railroads brought industry.… Read More

Member Spotlight: The California Wellness Foundation

Written by: NCRP

Date: February 07, 2018

Los Angeles, CA @CalWellness NCRP: Why is it important for Cal Wellness to explicitly address the health needs of underserved communities in California? CW: Since our founding 25 years ago, we maintain that good health… Read More

Equitable participatory grantmaking in trans communities: A Q&A with Gabriel Foster

Written by: NCRP

Date: February 07, 2018

Editor’s Note: How do you define an “expert” grantmaker? Sector-wide conversations around equity and inclusion are spurring many funders to reexamine their definition, including how their intended beneficiaries’ lived experiences factor into their work. NCRP’s Caitlin… Read More

Confronting the evidence: Addressing racial disparity in environmental grantmaking

Written by: Michael Roberts

Date: February 07, 2018

Philanthropy has a tricky relationship with evidence. Evidence of progress toward our mission or of obstacles in such pursuit is welcome and actionable. However, evidence pointing to a truth that requires us to reframe our worldview… Read More

Learning from Emerson Collective’s “philanthropic recipe” for these times

Written by: Andrea Levere

Date: February 07, 2018

Our current political environment heightens the power and necessity of philanthropy and encourages us to reflect on those philanthropic practices that have worked the best and those in need of reinvention. Nonprofits of all shapes and… Read More

As the South Grows

Read the latest reports on philanthropy in the South.


Responsive Philanthropy Winter 2018

Check out our latest issue of Responsive Philanthropy!


Responsive Philanthropy Archive

Read past issues of Responsive Philanthropy.


Pennies for Progress

Read our latest report in The Philanthropic Landscape series!



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